December 13, 2010

This week for homework, read Any Small Goodness by Tony Johnston. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Did you like this story? Write three sentences explaining why you like this story or not.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 359. Identify an example of hyperbole in paragraph six and write three sentences of how it adds to the text.

Before reading this story, preview the story. Write three sentences predicting what you think the purpose for reading this story will be.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 350-351 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Copy and complete the chart on page 353. In the chart, identify the author’s purpose supporting it with text details from the text.

Answer the Essential Question found on page 355 in three or more sentences.

Answer the Stop and Think found on page 361 in three or more sentences.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this realistic fiction story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.